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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Latino and Latin American Studies Minor

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The Latino and Latin American Studies Program (LLAS) is a vibrant interdisciplinary unit devoted to cutting-edge research, teaching, and community engagement. The LLAS minor provides students with broad, interdisciplinary training in the economic, social, political, and cultural realities of Chicano, Latino, and Latin American peoples. The minor will be extremely valuable for those pursuing careers in business, government, social work, law and justice, and teaching that require engagement with Latinx communities in the United States, as well as for those who wish to travel and work in Latin America. Moreover, the Latino and Latin American studies minor may also serve as preparation for graduate study in multiple academic or professional fields.

Program Requirements
An average GPA of 2.0 is required in all program courses.

Department-Approved Electives Credits: 15

A total of 15 approved elective credits in at least two different disciplines is required from the below list. Courses taken through CWU exchange or study-abroad programs in a Latin American university may be applied for minor program credit. Courses that do not appear on the approved list but contain significant Latino and Latin American content may be used for minor program credit, upon approval of the LLAS director(s).

List of Approved CWU Courses (By Department/Program)

(c) English

Total Credits: 25

College and Department Information

Latino and Latin American Studies Program  
College of Arts and Humanities  

Online Availability
The program will have both a designated online only option and an in-person or hybrid option.

Program Codes
Major plan codes: LLASMIN, LLASMINP
Online option codes: LLASMINO, LLASMINOP

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